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Receive information on the latest scholarships and opportunities to help pay for college. We have one internal scholarship application available online for all Alamo Colleges Scholarships as well as links to external scholarships and resources available.
Internal Scholarships - Alamo Colleges Scholarships
PAC General Scholarship
As one of the Alamo Colleges, we have an online Application for Scholarships through the Alamo Colleges Foundation. By submitting one application, you are considered for over thirty different scholarships!
The Alamo Colleges Foundation Scholarship Application for academic year 2016-2017 is closed.
Scholarship recipient selections are made throughout the academic year. Those selected to receive a scholarship are notified by email.
The 2017-2018 Scholarship Application opens Monday, January 9, 2017
If you submitted a scholarship application anytime in 2016, you must apply again beginning January 9, 2017 to be considered for scholarships for the Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters.
If you are a new student, you must submit a copy of your Official Transcripts. (First time in college students must submit a copy of their High School transcript.)
PLEASE NOTE: In addition to providing your transcript to the college for admission, you must also send your transcript to the address or email below for scholarship consideration.
Alamo Colleges Foundation, Inc.
District Office of Institutional Advancement
1819 N. Main Avenue
San Antonio, TX, 78212-3941
Texas-STEM and Allied Health Challenge Scholarship
Palo Alto College is proud to announce the Texas-STEM and Allied Health Challenge Scholarship, valued at up to $2,500 per year for students.
Requirements for consideration include:
- Complete the PAC General Scholarship Application.
- Be a declared STEM major (Computer Science, Engineering, Biology, Math, Physical Science, Allied Health, etc.*)
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in high school Math and Science courses
- Submit an official high school transcript to the Scholarship Office in Executive Office Building, # 163
- Agree to complete 30 hours (Fall, Spring & Summer)
- Complete 80% of coursework per semester
- Men between the ages of 18 and 25 must be registered with the Selective Service System:
- Financial need is not required
- Additional requirements may apply
*Eligible majors include biological and physical sciences, computer and information sciences, mathematics, statistics, engineering and a variety of allied health degrees.
The T-STEM and Allied Health Challenge Scholarship will review applications submitted via the Online Application. Students that have already applied using the Online Application do not need to reapply.
External Scholarships are given out by organizations and committees outside of Palo Alto College. Each scholarship may have different requirements and application deadline. External scholarships information can be found through local, state, or nationwide searches such as:
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PAC Writing Lab, 210-486-3257
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